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Amaris Garza

on 5 October 2012

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Transcript of Contraception

The History of Contraception By: Amaris Garza People have been concerned with contraception since the beginning of time Crocodile Dung was used as a contraceptive by Ancient Egyptians During the dark ages, Women tied weasel testicles to themselves before sex. Canadians would drink a glass of Moonshine and ground Beaver testicles before intercourse. Mr. Casanova Casanova He experimented with sheep bladder condoms, As well as half a lemon as a cervical cap After the Comstock law was passed, Margaret Sanger opened a women's clinic illegally in 1915 to educate women. Which closed in 10 days. In 1921 Sanger founded the American Birth Control League, now known as Planned Parenthood Margaret Sanger and wealthy friend Katherine McCormack tried to find a reliable birth control method. 1960 was the year the first birth control pill was release on the U.S. market Since the first birth control pill was released, unwanted pregnancies have significantly lowered. Between 2006-2008 99% of reproductive age women, used a contraceptive method at least once. Many more fairly reliable contraceptives have been invented since the pill. But nothing is more reliable than abstinence Center for Disease Control and Prevention. (2012, September 10). Contraception.
Retrieved from http://www.cdc.gov/reproductivehealth/UnintendedPregnancy/Contraception.htm

CRACKED. (2008, March 24). History;s 10 Most Terrifying Contraceptives. Retrieved from http://www.cracked.com/article_16039_historys-10-most-terrifying-contraceptives.html

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Time. (2010, March 3). A Brief History of Birth Control. Retrieved from http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1983970,00.html References
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